** FILE ** Members of the House Republican freshman class, led by class President Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., center, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, to discuss a Balanced Budget Amendment. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

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** FILE ** Members of the House Republican freshman class, led by class President Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., center, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, to discuss a Balanced Budget Amendment. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)